It’s been talked about and rumored for ages now, but The Film Stage is reporting that J.J. Abrams has officially signed on to direct Star Trek 2. The script is supposed to be finished by the end of the month with a shooting date scheduled for this winter. With Abrams confirmed let’s hope that the rest of the cast can fit it into their schedules! There’s nothing worse than recasting pivotal parts!
I actually really enjoyed Star Trek despite the fact that I was never a fan of the show or previous movies. Abrams managed to make the film a fun sci-fi adventure with a very likable cast, which included Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana and John Cho. I’m glad Abrams is coming back to direct the second film and I can’t wait until we get a better idea of what the film is going to be about!
What are your thoughts on the matter? Did you like what Abrams did with Star Trek or do you think they should have handed it off to someone else?